Business Operations Associate, Business Development

Job Description

Job Description

About Us

National Veterinary Associates (NVA™) is the largest private owner of freestanding veterinary hospitals, pet resorts and specialty pet hospitals with over 1,000 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. The company is backed by JAB holding, a leading private equity firm, and led by a proven management team that includes MBAs from Harvard, Columbia, and Wharton and former management consultants from BCG, Bain, McKinsey and Accenture. Competing in a $25B industry that has grown faster than GDP over 20+ years, the company has grown rapidly over the past 20 years, and continues to do so, via acquisition, de novo, and same-store initiatives.

A cornerstone of the NVA culture is a servant leadership approach to our business, our hospitals, our pet resorts and our teams. We find people who exemplify the same servant leadership approach are best suited for NVA. We are a community dedicated to the love of animals and the people who love animals.

Job Summary

The Associate will be a key member of the Business Development team and will report to the Director of Business Development. This is a unique opportunity to work on high impact analysis that directly supports key growth initiatives for the Business Development (BD) team. NVA needs people with the ability and knowledge to support the continued rapid growth of a large and complex organization.

Key Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Evaluate and design key business opportunities for the organization, more specifically the Business Development (BD) acquisition strategies
  • Perform market research and stakeholder interviews to gather business requirements
  • Conduct data analysis to identify trends and interpret results
  • Participate as an active thought partner in management level discussions
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Create standard re-occurring reports for management and other key stakeholders
  • Perform ad-hoc report requests working with business partners to evaluate key business issues and develop results-driven solution

Qualifications The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 2+ years work experience
  • Management consulting and/or project management experience
  • Experience with CRM database or Sales Force, strongly preferred
  • M&A experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top tier university
  • Sound knowledge in storyboarding and process optimization
  • Consultative approach to identifying and assessing business opportunities
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with all levels across an organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Statistical analysis skills a plus (i.e. SAS, R, Python, SQL, Tableau etc.)

NVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Hiring is contingent on candidate verifying their eligibility to work in the United States and passing a complete background check and drug screen.

*This role is not open to receiving agency candidates and any contingent submissions will not be honored.

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